Aldactone Side Effects

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  1. link Lizz8
    Aldactone cystic acne, naproxyn, neuroleptics, mty, nsaids
    My dermatologist prescribed this for acne (Im 49 and still had cystic acne due probably to neuroleptics.) It cleared my skin, after taking for a couple of months. The real surprise, though, was regrowth of hair on my head, which had gotten thinner wi - 49% more...
    Lizz8- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Aldactone
  2. link Hcarlson
    Are you still on it or were you able to stop taking it and keep your skin clear? I'm on it, but it doesn't heal it all completely, but keeps it to a minimum.
    Hcarlson- over a year ago
  3. link Sbweese
    Weight Loss on Aldactone
    I have PCOS and have finally found a combination of medication that seems to be helping with my weight in addition to watching my carbs and walking more. My RE just put me on Aldactone (100mg) about 3 months ago to reduce my androgens and I have been - 50% more...
    Sbweese- over a year ago - in Aldactone
  4. link Misssara
    Aldactone distention, pcos, tiredness, headaches, medication
    I'm taking Aldactone for PCOS and was exhausted with terrible headaches for the first few months. I have taken this medication on 2 different occasions so I had to forced myself to stick it out because it does work but getting used to it was the toug - 33% more...
    Misssara- over a year ago - in Aldactone
  5. link Fugitive928
    Aldactone, Birth control, and Constipation
    I had a quick questions about Spironolactone. I'm currently 20 years old and breaking out in mild acne. I was on birth control prior and realized that I'm incredibly sensitive to it and can no longer take it. During the time I was on the pill I devel - 54% more...
    Fugitive928- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Aldactone
  6. link Elisajs
    Well, this answer is coming a bit late I guess, since you asked back in August. But just in case anyone else wanted some advice, I take spironolactone combined with yaz, birth control. I have seen amazing results. I started out on an antibiotic to he - 63% more...
    Elisajs- over a year ago
  7. link Valerieptown
    Aldactone excess hair growth, dizzy spells, spironalactone, hair issue, pcos
    I took aldactone (50mg / day) for a little over 6 years for the excess hair growth associated with PCOS. It did make the hair issue much better. About a year into taking it I wasn't sure it was working, so I stopped taking it. All my old facial hair - 76% more...
    Valerieptown- over a year ago - in Aldactone
  8. link Sandrad
    Aldactone partial hysterectomy, cbc blood test, extreme fatigue, ovaries, weight gain
    extreme fatigue and after having a partial hysterectomy which left my ovaries I was not advised my ovaries would disappear which is what they did...and aldactone caused weight gain and irritability. It also caused severe anemia which came back in my - 35% more...
    Sandrad- over a year ago - in Aldactone
  9. link Sunshine1945
    Aldactone ovarian cysts, endocronologist, breast tissue, cyst on, ovary
    I took Aldactone for several years. Feb. 2008, my OB/GYN found a cyst on my left ovary (after I had a period at age 62). I asked to go to an endocrinologist for a consultation, and after he asked me several questions about what I could be eating to h - 54% more...
    Sunshine1945- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Aldactone
  10. link Imb
    I would welcome some breast fullness, but without the pain :)
    Imb- over a year ago
  11. link Imb
    Aldactone mild stomach, stomach cramping, facial acne, pre menopausal, headaches
    I've only been on it for just over a week, taking 25mg daily x 7 days and now !00mg daily. I am experiencing mild stomach cramping but nothing else. Have not seen any improvements yet either. I am menopausal, so I can't gage my periods. My facial acn - 39% more...
    Imb- over a year ago - in Aldactone
  12. link Tracywilbon
    Aldactone facial hair growth, acne, glass of wine, aldactone, slight difference
    I am interested in taking Aldactone for facial hair growth and acne. Is it worth it?
    Tracywilbon- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Aldactone
  13. link Annebelless
    I have been taking Aldactone for the same reason. I have found a marked difference in hair growth on my body, and a slight difference on my face. Its only been 2 months though, so still early days. The thing with Aldactone is because it is a blood pr - 39% more...
    Annebelless- over a year ago
  14. link Zzfran
    thinning hair
    was just wondering if this drug help with thinning hair I am on a thyroid medication and I think it is making my hair thin I heard that this med can help
    Zzfran- over a year ago - in Aldactone
  15. link Mellogeek
    Aldactone poly cystic ovarian disease, poly cystic ovarian, daily headaches, testosterone
    Started Aldactone in response to high level of testosterone due to poly Cystic Ovarian Disease (I'm 22). Experienced daily headaches and found that i can combat them by taking the Aldactone ONLY directly after eating. I'm on 50 mg 2x a day.
    Mellogeek- over a year ago - in Aldactone
  16. link M
    Aldactone ive been, frequent periods, head hair, facial hair, hair growth
    ive been experiencing random and very frequent periods. its really bothering me. but my facial hair has really improved by growing slower (and possibly thinner). i also noticed some head hair growth which is great cuz i lost a lot of hair. but its no - 12% more...
    M- over a year ago - in Aldactone
  17. link Cbf
    Swelling of my right breast
    I noticed my right breast there's a bit swelling and there is pain oce touch or bump with pressure is it normal? How can I get reed of this do I have to change my medicine? 30 yrs. old and Male. Problem : hypokalemia. Thanks
    Cbf- over a year ago - in Aldactone
  18. link Cbf
    Aldactone hypokalemia, bump, accidentally, little bit, breast
    I'm using Aldactone 3 times a day for 5 months now and the only side effect that I can see is a little bit swelling on my right breast and a bit pain when accidentally bump or touch with pressure. I'm only 30 yrs. old and suffering from hypokalemia.
    Cbf- over a year ago - in Aldactone
  19. link Jenranda
    Aldactone mood swings, menstrual cycle, water weight, bloating, menstruation
    Side effect for Aldactone included double menstruation roughly every two weeks. One period consisted of a dark fluid, while the other was full on menstrual cycle. Both came with bloating and water weight gain as well as the same onset of PMS symtoms - 7% more...
    Jenranda- over a year ago - in Aldactone
  20. link Suziqq2000
    Hyperaldosteronism
    How effective is aldactone for this condition?
    Suziqq2000- over a year ago - in Aldactone